Welcome to Year 1
Teachers: Miss Bellerby and Mr Smith
Miss Dott and Mrs Steel
Our topic this term is: Up, Up and Away!
Key concepts being taught this term:
Decoding, blending and grapheme recognition.
Making predictions in response to text and relate these to personal experiences.
Using capital letters and full stops to demarcate sentences.
Joining words and clauses using the conjunction 'and'.
Using cursive writing for lower case letters and forming capital letters.
Saying sentences out loud in preparation for writing.
Re-read own writing out loud.
One more and one less within 20.
Number recognition to 100.
The Four Operations
Reinforcing addition and subtraction,
Introduction of counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.
Finding a half of a set of objects and shapes.
Recognising and naming 2D and 3D shapes.
Time, learning the days of the week and months of the year.
Comparing the seasons, including what occurs during seasonal change.
Various properties of materials.
Drawing skills - line, tone and texture
Painting skills - colour mixing
Famous Artists - Hockney
Listening to music to discuss changes in pulse and rhythm.
Sing melodies tunefully.
Creating sliders and levers to make moving rockets.
Talking about our environments as well as physical and human features.
Exploring the first moon landing.
P.E and Games
Dance (based on 'The Planets') and games.
R.E. and PSHCE
Myself and Christianity and Judaism.
P.E. is on Monday and Wednesday. Please ensure that NO earrings are worn on these days.
Homework is given out on Thursday and is due in on Tuesday.